198 books — 34 voters
Climate change is a significant and lasting change in the statistical distribution of weather patterns over periods ranging from decades to millions of years. It may be a change in average weather conditions, or in the distribution of weather around the average conditions (i.e., more or fewer extreme weather events). Climate change is caused by factors such as biotic processes, variations in solar radiation received by Earth, plate tectonics, and volcanic eruptions. Certain human activities have also been identified as significant causes of recent climate change, often referred to as "global w ...more
Waking Up to the Earth and Sky
7 books — 4 voters
All the Books Bill Gates has Recommended Over the Last Eight Years
100 books — 5 voters
Bustle's 11 Books to Read About Climate Change
11 books — 4 voters
“ I am opposed to animal welfare campaigns for two reasons. First, if animal use cannot be morally justified, then we ought to be clear about that, and advocate for no use. Although rape and child molestation are ubiquitous, we do not have campaigns for “humane” rape or “humane” child molestation. We condemn it all. We should do the same with respect to animal exploitation. Second, animal welfare reform does not provide significant protection for animal interests. Animals are chattel property; the ...more ”
“ when you’re raising weather by artificial means, it’s hard to pretend you don’t have a hand in the change ”
For readers of Greer, Dark Mountain, etc.
[close] For readers of Greer, Dark Mountain, etc.
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[close] Yale Blue Green's Book Club
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When I first decided to work towards a more susainable fashion industry I had no idea of the wor…more
[close] When I first decided to work towards a more susainable fashion industry I had no idea of the world that I was about to enter, I quickly realized that this industry is the epitome of anti-transparency. I am now constantly researching and reading about the topic to be well informed and I thought I should share the material, for you to learn with me. The aim is not only to spread information and hopefully inspire, but to really have a dialogue about the industry, sustainability, climate change and any points raised in the books. This is how it works: at the beginning of every month I will upload a book and I'd love to hear your thoughts, comments and questions over the last weeks of the second month in order to give everyone a chance to read it! www.jilcarrara.com
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A group for Duke University Nicholas School of the Environment students and alumni to recommend…more
[close] A group for Duke University Nicholas School of the Environment students and alumni to recommend relevant environmental books! Check out the "Bookshelf" link on the right to find books by topic. Scroll to the bottom and click "Add Books" to recommend your own favorites. Please add them to the appropriate shelves.
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